Foreign arrivals to Thua Thien Hue up 6%
15:52 | 25/09/2019

VGP – As many as 3.7 million visitors travelled to the central province of Thua Thien Hue over the recent nine months of 2019, up 5.9%, according to the information released by the province’s department of tourism on September 25. 

The number of foreign arrivals saw an increase of 9.43%, attaining 1,552,588. The number of staying guests was estimated at 1,685,626, up 6.07%. 

The revenues gained from tourism achieved VND3,699 billion, up 9.53%. 

In September only, the province welcomed 316,423 visitors, including 127,455 foreigners and 146,366 staying guests, gaining VND400 billion from tourism, up 11.1%. 

This year, the province is striving to receive 4.5-4.7 million arrivals, up 8% against in 2018, of whom foreigners make up 40-50% and staying guests witness an increase of 7%, reaching 2.2-2.3 million. 

The revenue earned from tourism is forecasted to rise around 10%, obtaining VND4,700-4,900 billion. 

By Thuy Dung

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